Biography

Karl O'Connor BA (UL) MA (QUB), PhD (Exeter) is a post-doctoral researcher within the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Limerick. His research interests focus on public administration, conflict management, development and Europeanisation. He is also a fervent advocate of Q Methodology. His PhD thesis: the bureaucrat, the bureaucracy and conflict management has been nominated for the Sir Walter Bagehot prize for best PhD in Government and Public Administration and is to be published by Palgrave. He has contributed articles to Irish Political Studies, West European Politics, Journal of European Public Policy and Public Administration. Karl has previously worked within the Better Regulation Executive, part of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, and as a research assistant within Claudio Radaelli's Centre for European Governance at the University of Exeter. His current research examines the implementation of HIV Aids policies in South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania.

Books

Public administration within the contested society

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2013
UK
Palgrave
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Q Methodology as a tool for committee governance research

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2013
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Belfast revisited: Everyday policy making in a contested environment

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2012
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How bureaucratic elites imagine Europe: a convergence of governance beliefs?

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2009
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Review of the book: Partisan appointees and public servants: An international Analysis of the Role of the Political Adviser by Eichbaum and Shaw Eds. (2010)

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2013
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Conference Publications

Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, Clare College, Cambridge. November 26th 2010

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2010
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Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Belfast, 2012

Dr. Karl O'Connor
2012
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